Lesotho Introduction - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Basutoland was renamed the Kingdom of Lesotho upon independence from the UK in 1966. King MOSHOESHOE was exiled in 1990. Constitutional government was restored in 1993 after 23 years of military rule.
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